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[Canada, UK] BAN CIGS FOR TEENS Campaigners call for smoking age to be raised from 18 to 21 to protect youngsters

THE smoking age should be raised from 18 to 21 to protect youngsters, campaigners say. Canadian scientists said raising it to 21 would see a quarter less smokers and urged lawmakers to change the rules to reduce related deaths and illnesses.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:00
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[Canada] Recommendations on behavioural interventions for the prevention and treatment of cigarette smoking among school-aged children and youth (PDF)

This guideline presents evidence-based recommendations on behavioural interventions for the prevention and treatment of tobacco smoking among children and youth (age 5–18 yr). The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care has not made previous re
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Feb 27, 2017 11:57
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The opinions of adults about the ban on cigarette sales to minors [FREE FULL TEXT]

Education program should be carried out to increase the knowledge and awareness of the community for sale of tobacco to minors. Social sensitivity is important for the prevention of tobacco use and every individual have a responsibility in carrying out th
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:21
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Physician tobacco screening and advice to quit among U.S. adolescents – National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our findings suggest missed opportunities for youth tobacco use prevention and cessation efforts in the clinical setting. Further research is needed to better facilitate an open dialogue on tobacco use between physicians and their adolescent patients.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:18
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Tobacco use patterns, knowledge, attitudes towards tobacco and availability of tobacco control training among school personnel from a rural area in Poland [FREE FULL TEXT]

there is an urgent need for taking actions aiming at increasing effectiveness of enforcing applicable tobacco control regulations in educational units. The necessity for systematic training dedicated to the youth to prevent their tobacco use, including ac
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:17
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Smoking with Kids in the Car May Become Illegal in Oklahoma

Legislation would make it illegal for the driver or a passenger in a motor vehicle to smoke cigarettes, pipes or cigars 'if a child is also present' in the vehicle. The fine for violating the proposal would be $20, equivalent to the penalty for a seat-b
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Feb 26, 2017 19:39
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[Asia-pacific, Papua New Guinea] Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law in PNG

The most anticipated Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law ...Smoking has devastated families especially young people in a big way so the government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has resolved to passed the Act convincingly in Otober, 2016, according to the N
PNG facts
added Feb 25, 2017 18:05
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[Utah] Shops caught selling tobacco to minors may face increased fines

A bill that would toughen penalties on smoke shops if they're caught selling tobacco to underage Utahns was given initial approval Friday. HB325 would impose greater fees on smoke shops on first and subsequent violations. On a fourth violation, the shop
Deseret News
added Feb 25, 2017 17:57
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Students rally against tobacco ads around schools

High school students from 30 schools in Bekasi, South Tangerang and Bogor, held a rally on Jl. Merdeka Barat, Central Jakarta, on Saturday to protest against tobacco advertisements around their schools. The rally was part of the #TolakJadiTarget (#resi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 25, 2017 17:55
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Indonesian students fight back against tobacco industry with #TolakJadiTarget (Refuse To Be a Target) campaign

child advocacy NGO Lentera Anak. According to Lentera, the way that cigarette manufacturers are marketing to children is by specifically buying advertising around schools. They recently did a study of 90 schools around Indonesia and found that cigarette a
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Feb 25, 2017 17:49
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